On February 24 (Sun.), "KCG AWARDS 2013 - Presentation of Student Works" was held at the Kyoto Station Satellite Hall of Kyoto Institute of Information to present excellent works developed and produced by students in their graduation research.
Six works were selected from among many entries, and they made presentations after much practice.After that, Mr. Teppei Yoneyama's game development tool "Knowall Library 5.0" won the grand prize by the strict judgment of six judges invited from IT companies and the vote from the audience.Memohack," a memo management application by Ayaka Teramura and seven other students in the Department of Information Science, was selected for the 50th Anniversary Special Award.
The grand prize winner, "Knowall Library 5.0," is a work that is the culmination of Yoneyama's four years of work, and is equipped with many functions necessary for game development, including a game framework, physics calculation engine, computational geometry functions, and effects.Mr. Yoneyama had participated in the KCG AWARDS 2011 two years ago, and he won the crown on his second attempt.
The 50th Anniversary Special Prize winner, "Memohack," is a highly practical service that allows users to manage short memos of 140 characters or less and access them from anywhere by using twitter, Facebook, etc. It has already been released to the public and has been well received.
As a guest, Mr. Kosami Makino, who was selected from the group school Kyoto Institute of Information's course completion project presentation, also presented "Development of Kyoto Prefecture Tourism Portal Application".
Mr. Yukio Otsuki, former director of Kawasaki Heavy Industries and honorary member and past president of the Japan Gas Turbine Society, who was in charge of the development of Kawasaki's Z1 motorcycle, said, "Computers are a field that I don't know much about, but as an engineer myself, I'm impressed by your attitude toward research and development.Some of them are close to being commercialized, and I was impressed," he said with a smile.
KCG AWARDS 2013 -Student Work Presentation- Special Site